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What do Young Kim and Donald Trump Have in Common? Both Haven’t Released Their Tax Returns

Young Kim

  FULLERTON, CA—Classroom teacher and 65th Assembly District candidate Sharon Quirk-Silva notes that while June 15 is the deadline for small businesses to make 2nd quarter tax payments, it’s been two months since she called on her opponent, Young Kim, to join her in releasing five years of tax returns. Kim has failed to do so, taking…

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 441 Endorses Lou Correa for Congress

Lou Correa

SANTA ANA, CA — 24 hours after earning a sought-after endorsement from California’s high-powered and influential Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon, today former State Senator Lou Correa garnered the formidable backing of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 441 as he seeks to represent California’s 46th Congressional District seat.  Upon learning of the endorsement, former State Senator Lou…

A Note from Hillary Clinton about Orlando


On Sunday, Americans woke up to a nightmare: Another act of terrorism in a place no one expected it, a man with a gun in his hands and hate in his heart, apparently consumed by rage against LGBT Americans — and, by extension, against the openness and diversity that define our way of life. No…

Head’s Up: Site Maintenance Coming Up


Now that the Primary is over, TheLiberalOC is way overdue for a variety of technical updates designed to make the Blog run smoother.  The changes for readers will be almost invisible, but we won’t be able to post for a few days beginning this weekend and your ability to comment might also be affected.  Please…

Election Leapfrogging Puts Bao, Martinez On Top

Michele Martinez

Votes are still being counted from last week’s election and yesterday’s fresh batch of results moved some pieces around on the election chessboard. Notably, Garden Grove mayor Bao Nguyen has moved into second place in the race for CD-46 opening up a 578 vote lead over Republican Bob Peterson.  We’ll note it still places Nguyen,…